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Cyrus and Butler to Compete in All-Star Game Sunday

Two of Marion’s basketball seniors will compete this Sunday, April 19 at Indiana Wesleyan University in the North/South Indiana All-Star Classic.  Dejah Cyrus and Jay Butler play in the event which starts at 2 p.m. for the girls and 4 p.m. for the boys. Indiana Wesleyan University is located in Marion, Indiana and is home […]

8 Marion Athletes Earn a Spot on the Chronicle-Tribune’s Top-25

The Chronicle-Tribune released its list of the Top-25 athletes from the winter sports season in Grant County.  Schools represented were Eastbrook, Madison-Grant, Marion, Mississinewa and Oak Hill. Lexie Vincent, a diver from Oak Hill High School was the C-T Athlete of the Year for the winter sports season.  Marion had eight athletes represented in the […]

Marion to Move from Class 4A to Class 3A

The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced the new classifications for IHSAA member schools in several sports for the next two school years. Marion was one of the most prominent schools in Indiana that was affected by the new classifications.  For the next two years, Marion High School will now compete in 3A for […]

Vijay Blackmon Named to the Indiana Junior All-Star Team

Vijay Blackmon, a junior at Marion High School, has been named to the Junior All-Star North Team.  Blackmon averaged 21.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 steals per game. The 6’2″ junior also reached the 1000 career point plateau this year as well.  The Junior All-Stars were voted on by the Indiana Basketball Coaches […]

Grant County Hall of Fame Banquet Tickets Available

Friday, April 3 is the final day to get tickets for the Grant County Hall of Fame Banquet.  The banquet will be held on Sunday, April 12th at the Star Financial YMCA in downtown Marion. The Marion Giants that will be inducted will include Jay Edwards, Pat Klein, Vonda Cawthorn, Bob Chapman and the 1991 […]

Marion Giants Selected to the All-Chronicle-Tribune’s Team

Vijay Blackmon was selected as the Chronicle-Tribune’s Player of the Year for boys basketball. The 6’2” junior averaged 21.3 points per game for the Marion Giants this year. Fellow Marion junior, Reggie Jones, was named to the C-T’s 1st Team. The 6’5” wing averaged 13 points and 7.5 rebounds per game for Giants. Senior Jay […]

1985 Team Hall of Fame Induction Set for Wednesday

Article written by Chuck Landis of the Chronicle-Tribune In the immediate aftermath of their unbeaten state championship season, talk already began that the 1985 Marion Giants were one of Indiana’s greatest boys’ high school basketball teams. Thirty years later, it will be confirmed when the 1985 Giants take a place with seven other legendary teams […]

Vote for the 1987 Marion Basketball Team

UPDATE: Thank you to all who voted.  The 1987 Marion team was the run-away winner in the voting with 56% of the vote (among the five finalists). It is obvious that Marion has both a large fan following and a Giant historical reputation. However, the 1971 East Chicago Washington team was chosen by the Indy […]

Marion Boys Basketball Regional Information

Marion’s 7,500 seat Bill Green Arena will play host to an IHSAA Boys Basketball Class 4A Regional on Saturday, March 14. The game schedule & results: 10:00 am – #4 Homestead (26-2) defeats #6 FW Carroll (23-4) 59-57 1st Quarter Box Score Halftime Box Score 3rd Quarter Box Score Final Box Score Noon – #2 […]

Boys Basketball Season Ends in Sectional Play

The Marion Giants caught fire at the end of the season but they came up short to Logansport 97-87 Tuesday night at Lafayette Jeff in the first-round of IHSAA sectionals. Coming into the game, Marion had won seven of their last 8 games.  Their only loss during that streak was the last regular season game […]